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Object Name Bar, Ribbon
Catalog Number 1991.120
Date ca. 1950
Material(s) Wood/Velvet/Cotton/Nylon/Brass/Silver
Dimensions H-6 W-8 inches
Description This is a frame display of insignia belonging to MG Field Harris. It includes ribbon bars, Major General's Stars and the Naval aviation wings. The ribbons include Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Army Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with three Gold Stars and "V" device, Bronze Star, Medal Air, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Presidential Unit Citation with service star, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Haitian Campaign Medal, World War I Victory Medal with service star, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with three service stars, American Campaign Medal, American Defense Service Medal with service star, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Korean Service Medal with three service stars, United Nations Korea Medal, and Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Notes This belonged to Lieutenant General Field Harris (September 18, 1895 – December 21, 1967) who was a highly decorated Lieutenant General in the United States Marine Corps, who commanded the Marine Aviation Units during World War II and 1st Marine Aircraft Wing during the Korean conflict.
Collection Field Harris Collection
Subjects Military decorations
Military leadership
Military officers
Search Terms World War, 1914-1918
World War I Victory Medal
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS